The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 60 89 55
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 252 138 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 2.71% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 2.85% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 118 212
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +22 86 £58,225 +1.26% 13
Somerset +22 48 £57,500 +35.29% 10
Wiltshire +16 45 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Gloucestershire -6 22 £48,750 -11.36% 11
Dorset 0 16 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Devon -10 12 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 210 (33.49%) Finance
2 117 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 109 (17.38%) SOA
5 98 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 97 (15.47%) Java
6 97 (15.47%) .NET
7 92 (14.67%) SQL Server
8 86 (13.72%) SC Cleared
9 84 (13.40%) Windows
10 82 (13.08%) Oracle
10 82 (13.08%) TOGAF
11 81 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
12 80 (12.76%) ITIL
13 79 (12.60%) Degree
14 73 (11.64%) UML
15 71 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
16 65 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (8.93%) VMware
18 55 (8.77%) Project Management
19 53 (8.45%) Relational Database
20 47 (7.50%) C#
21 45 (7.18%) SAP
21 45 (7.18%) IBM
22 44 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
23 43 (6.86%) SQL
24 42 (6.70%) ASP.NET
24 42 (6.70%) Data Modelling
25 41 (6.54%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.15%) IIS
3 21 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 11 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.59%) SAS
6 10 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
7 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.12%) Lync
10 6 (0.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (0.96%) CMS
11 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.28%) MS Office
3 6 (0.96%) MS Project
3 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 17 (2.71%) SAP MDM
2 12 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.48%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.91%) SaaS
2 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.48%) PaaS
5 3 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.71%) Wireless
2 16 (2.55%) SAN
3 15 (2.39%) Firewall
4 11 (1.75%) WAN
5 9 (1.44%) Internet
6 5 (0.80%) MPLS
6 5 (0.80%) LAN
6 5 (0.80%) Network Security
7 4 (0.64%) VLAN
7 4 (0.64%) NAS
7 4 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.64%) OSPF
7 4 (0.64%) BGP
7 4 (0.64%) Intranet
7 4 (0.64%) VPN
8 3 (0.48%) RIP
8 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.48%) xDSL
8 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.87%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.71%) IBM InfoSphere
6 16 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.28%) DB2
8 8 (1.28%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.64%) MySQL
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (3.03%) Maven
2 18 (2.87%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (0.80%) JUnit
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.48%) Selenium
5 3 (0.48%) Ant
5 3 (0.48%) MSI
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.32%) Mockito
6 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.32%) jMock
6 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (33.49%) Finance
2 39 (6.22%) Banking
3 29 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.31%) Marketing
5 26 (4.15%) Legal
6 19 (3.03%) Retail
7 17 (2.71%) Military
8 15 (2.39%) Local Government
9 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.91%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.75%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.44%) Electronics
13 6 (0.96%) Advertising
14 5 (0.80%) Law
15 4 (0.64%) Back Office
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (15.47%) .NET
2 42 (6.70%) ASP.NET
3 40 (6.38%) Middleware
4 35 (5.58%) Web Services
5 31 (4.94%) HTML
6 30 (4.78%) Spring
7 28 (4.47%) XML
8 23 (3.67%) jQuery
9 20 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (2.71%) HTML5
10 17 (2.71%) PostGIS
11 16 (2.55%) SOAP
11 16 (2.55%) CSS
12 15 (2.39%) OSGi
12 15 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.23%) Spring MVC
14 12 (1.91%) WCF
14 12 (1.91%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.59%) REST
15 10 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.06%) GIS
3 33 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 32 (5.10%) Open Source
5 31 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 29 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.67%) Reference Data
8 17 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.39%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.07%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.91%) User Experience
12 10 (1.59%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.44%) Clustering
14 8 (1.28%) Human Factors
14 8 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.28%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.80%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.40%) Windows
2 25 (3.99%) Linux
3 19 (3.03%) UNIX
4 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.59%) Solaris
7 8 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.12%) Android
9 5 (0.80%) AIX
10 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (17.38%) SOA
3 82 (13.08%) TOGAF
4 80 (12.76%) ITIL
5 73 (11.64%) UML
6 71 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
7 65 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (8.77%) Project Management
9 43 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 42 (6.70%) Data Modelling
11 41 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 36 (5.74%) Data Management
13 36 (5.74%) Business Analysis
14 34 (5.42%) Information Management
15 32 (5.10%) ETL
16 31 (4.94%) Information Architecture
17 30 (4.78%) MVC
18 28 (4.47%) Network Design
18 28 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (15.47%) Java
2 47 (7.50%) C#
3 43 (6.86%) SQL
4 15 (2.39%) C++
5 11 (1.75%) C
6 10 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.80%) Python
10 4 (0.64%) Fortran
10 4 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.32%) F#
12 1 (0.16%) Ruby
12 1 (0.16%) Korn
12 1 (0.16%) X++
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 86 (13.72%) SC Cleared
3 79 (12.60%) Degree
4 16 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (1.91%) MCP
6 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.12%) MCSE
10 6 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.96%) HP ASE
11 5 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (0.80%) CISSP
12 3 (0.48%) ISEB
12 3 (0.48%) CCIE
12 3 (0.48%) CCNP
12 3 (0.48%) MCITP
13 2 (0.32%) PhD
13 2 (0.32%) CCDP
13 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.74%) COBIT
2 20 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.59%) QA
5 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.64%) COREP
5 4 (0.64%) FINREP
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.91%) XenApp
4 10 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.80%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.64%) ARCserve
2 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.48%) WSUS
3 3 (0.48%) SCCM
3 3 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) MOM
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 110 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.08%) Oracle
3 56 (8.93%) VMware
4 45 (7.18%) SAP
4 45 (7.18%) IBM
5 38 (6.06%) Cisco
6 34 (5.42%) Citrix
7 28 (4.47%) ESRI
8 18 (2.87%) Juniper
9 16 (2.55%) F5
10 15 (2.39%) HP
11 12 (1.91%) Teradata
11 12 (1.91%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.75%) Symantec
13 10 (1.59%) JBoss
14 7 (1.12%) Informatica
15 6 (0.96%) Google
16 5 (0.80%) Altiris
16 5 (0.80%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.80%) Unisys
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Accudo Contract Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 35 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Atos
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago